Healing Powers of Herb
Beyond Culinary And Flavoring Use Of Herbs Have You Thought Of Their Healing Powers?
Gardens As Medicine
Healing Gardens And Therapeutic Horticulture Nature In Hospitals In Europe, in the middle ages, the first hospitals were in monastic communities, where gardens played an essential role in the healing process.
Hibiscus: Care And Maintenance
THE name hibiscus is practically synonymous with ‘‘tropical,” thanks to the large boldly colored flowers and thousands of hybrids, or varieties – ‘‘cultivars” in gardening lingo. Flowering hibiscus is a treasured shrub among many gardeners. The hibiscus plant with it blooming flowers have quite…
Hibiscus: Plant That Blooms All Year
HIBISCUS flowers are recognizable by their large colorful blossoms, which create stunning display all-year attracting humming birds, butterflies and bees to a garden.
Mandevilla: Are Show-Stoppers
IT’S hard not to admire the way a Mandevilla plant immediately turn a plain landscape or container into an exotic riot of colour. These climbing vines are usually pretty easy to take care off making them a favorite of gardeners everywhere. Mandevilla is one of the most regal flowering vines, which produces large trumpet-shaped blooms…
Landscape Plants: Bougainvillea ‘Paperflowers’
BOUGAINVILLEA (Nyctaginceae) is a tropical plant that blooms all year if planted in the right climate. Bougainvillea are popular ornamental plants in most areas with warm climates, always bursting with colourful flowers. They tend to flower all year round in equatorial regions. Elsewhere they are seasonal with bloom cycles typically 4-6 weeks. Having such all…
Landscape Plants: Allamanda A Bush of Beauty
ORIGINATING from tropical America, the genius Allamanda contains 12-15 species of evergreen shrubs, including both semi climbing and upright types. Members of the dogbane (Apocynaceae) family which includes famous fragrant plumeria (frangipani), showy desert rose – Adeniums, lovely white flowered Tabernaemotanas (pinwheel flowers).
‘‘SERENITY” or ‘‘Meditation” or ‘‘Secret” gardens have one aim; to provide a place for retreat and to create a place where everything is serene and peaceful, a place to get away and unwind after the daily stresses of life. The great thing is that you don’t have to know anything about meditation to create serenity…
THE term “miniature garden: is an all-encompassing phrase for any small sized garden, living or artificial. It can be are big as a small backyard or as small as a thimble sized terrarium.
No Space Gardening – Grow Upwards
DO you live in the city, confined to an apartment with little space for gardening? Do you want to grow a vegetable garden but feel you cannot because you don’t have room? If so, there is good news for you. Life can be frustrating for the urban gardener, growing a vegetable garden is anything but impossible. When space is a premium and you’ve got nowhere more space, the logical way to garden is to grow upwards. Infact, with a little planning and imagination, vegetable gardens can be grown anywhere, regardless of space. Begin growing upwards.